Twist

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Twist is poker jargon for a round with specific rules which is sometimes used in the poker variant stud poker. One can replace any round of (or add a round to) a stud poker game with a twist round, in … Read More

Example of drawing outs

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The unseen cards principle states that to calculate the probability (from the point of view of a player about to act) that the next card dealt will be among a certain set, he must divide the number of cards in … Read More

Seven-card stud

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Seven-card stud is a variant of stud poker. Until the recent increase in popularity of Texas hold ’em, seven-card stud was the most popular poker variant in home games across the United States, and in casinos in the eastern part … Read More

Roll your own

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Roll your own is poker jargon used for a particular ruleset in certain poker variants, particularly in stud poker.In traditional stud poker games, cards are simply dealt to each player, either face up or face down according to the rules … Read More

Five-card stud

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Five-card stud is probably the earliest form of the card game, stud poker, originating during the American Civil War, but is less commonly played today than seven-card stud and other games. It is still a popular game in a few … Read More

Blind man’s bluff poker

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Blind man’s bluff is a version of poker which is unconventional in that each person sees the cards of all players except his own.The standard version (also called Indian poker) is simply high card. Each player is dealt one card … Read More

Stud poker

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Stud poker is any of a number of poker variants in which each player receives a mix of face-down and face-up cards dealt in multiple betting rounds. Stud games are also typically non-positional games, meaning that the player who bets … Read More

Poker variants

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The card game of poker has many variations, most of them created in the United States in the mid-1900s. The standard order of play applies to most of these games, but to fully specify a poker game requires details about … Read More

History of poker

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The history of poker is a matter of some debate. The name of the game likely descended from the French poque, which descended from the German pochen (‘to knock’), but it is not clear whether the origins of poker itself … Read More

Poker

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Poker Room at the Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City, New Jersey Poker is a card game, the most popular of a class of games called vying games, in which players with fully or partially concealed cards make wagers into a … Read More